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Thursday
Feb162012

ALG announces Canadian Residual Value Awards

Generally speaking you want a car that has a high residual value. Why you ask? Well, if you lease your vehicle it means that your lease payments will be lower since the car is worth more at the end of the lease term. If you purchase your vehicle it means it’ll be worth more when it comes time to sell it. According to Geoff Helby of ALG, "Residual value is a complete indicator of value, taking into account quality, durability and brand desirability."

In the 4th annual Canadian Residual Value Awards, Subaru and Infiniti walked away with top honours for mainstream and luxury brands, respectively. Which individual models came away as winners in their respective categories? Find out after the jump.

  • Mainstream Brand: Subaru
  • Luxury Brand: Infiniti
  • Sub Compact Car:Mazda2
  • Compact Car: Subaru Impreza
  • Midsize Car: Toyota Camry
  • Fullsize Car: Nissan Maxima
  • Sporty Car: Subaru WRX/WRX STI
  • Alt-Fuel: Volkswagen Golf TDI
  • MPV: Honda Odyssey
  • Compact Utility: Honda CR-V
  • Midsize Utility: Subaru Outback
  • Fullsize Utility: Mazda CX-9
  • Midsize Pickup: Toyota Tacoma
  • Fullsize Pickup: Toyota Tundra
  • Near Luxury Car: BMW 1 Series
  • Luxury Car: Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
  • Luxury Sportscar: Nissan GT-R
  • Luxury Alt-Fuel: Audi A3 TDI
  • Luxury Compact Utility: Infiniti EX35
  • Luxury Midsize Utility: Land Rover Ranger Rover Sport
  • Luxury Fullsize Utility: Infiniti QX56

[Source: ALG]

Reader Comments (2)

Bon soir,
Très beau véhicule pour les familles.
Magnifique.
Nov 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLocation utilitaire
Cars having high residual value are greater demand in the market. Customers like to buy such vehicle because of lower rate of depreciation. Quality, durability, and brand desirability are three important factors which are taken into account at the time of fixing residual value of the car. Car manufacturers should give importance on such factors at the time of manufacturing of a vehicle to win the heart of customers. Really Canadian residual value awards would inspire manufactures to build best cars for customers.
Nov 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHenery

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